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THK MORNING ASTOIUAN, SATURDAY. NOVEMBER II, 1899.
CABLE TO MANILA
FROM SAN FRANCISCO
Rear Admiral Bradford Has Completed His
Investigation of the Project.
ITS PRACTICABILITY IS ASSURED
His Report is Realy for Congress Which will Donfctlcss Consider
the Military and Commercial Necessity of the Cable
Honolulu and Guam Relay Stations.
NEW YORK. Uov. 1.-A special to
the Tribune from Washington says:
Rear-Admral Bradford has complet
ed the official naval project for a trans
pacific submarine telegraph cable be
tween San Francisco and Manila In
time to supply congress with all the
essential Information at the opening of
the next session that will permit Intel
ligent consideration of the, subject and
prompt, action for the Inauguration of
the great work.
All doubt has been removed regard
ing the practicability of the enterprise
by the adoption of Honolulu, Midway
and Guam as relay stations on the
long line and by the discoveries made
from the naval survey ship Nero, as
to the character of the ocean bed be
tween those points. The sounding in
struments of thij ship disclosed an
abyss In the western Pacific over five
miles deep, but a slight divergence from
a, straight line fortunately developed
a route avoiding this insuperable ob-
stacle to laying a working cable. At
APPEALED TO COMMON SENSE
TheSamoaa Matter Settled to the
Satisfaction of the Three Inter
NEW YORK, Nov. 10.-A dispatch to
the Tribune from London says:
Lord Salisbury Is always phlegmatic
an! extensively practical on great oc
casions when the empire is fairly hang
ing ujxn his words. There was not a
.trac-i of emotion or excitement in his
speech last night at the Guild Hall
banquet whre and Lord Wolseley were
received like conquering h-ro.a.
He began with Samoa as quietly as
?tou;jh he were describing a bargain
in trade, and pointed out that O-rmany
was "especi illy Interested in the terri
tory there and had got what she want
ed, whereas England did not nd a
poor harbor like Apia, but a good one
like that in Tonga.
From the sentlous comment that
England's relations with Samoa were
all that could be iesired, he passed to
an equally practical discussion f the
war. lie intended that the latk of
troops In South Africa v as not due to
want of action, eip.ee an ultimatum
would have, come earlier if the troops
had been Increased earlier.
He describ.-d the ieal cause of hosil
itks as 'he Unfortunate arrangements
of 1SS1, by which a eorrmunity adrr It
ted ly hostile was allowed :i'Umu
late munitions of war. The ohj -rt of
English warfare, he asserted, was
neither gold nor territory but equal
rights for all men, and the issue f th-y
conflict would be Rood government In
The prime minister's spey.-h was re
markable for the coolness and laek of
sensibility with whleh supreme ques
tions of diplomacy and war were
summf-J up; yet it was a powerful and
subtle appeal to every day English
common sense and reasonableness. It
tend id to minimize controversy and
excitement anl bring out the best Erg
liuh trait sobriety of Judgment.
The diplomatic world and the lead
ing writers are still discussing the Ber
lin disclosures of the relations of Eng
land and Germany as the most Impor
tant topic of the times. America Is
generally admitted to have come out
well. The state department has ob-
another point, n stretch be
tween Midway and Guam, a submerg
ed mountain over 12,000 feet in height
was discovered and a reasonable level
road around this was found.
The physical practicability of the line
now having ben assured beyond doubt,
it only remains for congress to weigh
the military necessities and the com
mercial advantages to accrue from the
construction ind operation of the sys
tem. It was represented to congress at
its last session that the revenue to be
expected from a Pacific cable would
not attract private capital unless It had
a connection with Australia, Japan
and China, as well as with San Fran
cisco, Honolulu and Manila.
For that reason It was deemed India
pensible that the United States should
own Strong Island, in the Caroline
proupe, or a cable landing right there
j to Insure the working of a loop to
I Australia. The absence of this may
deter any corporation from undertak-
ing the operation of a cable across the
j Pacific without a heavy subsidy.
tainej the ben harbor In that quarter
of the Pacific.
The Importance of Pango-Pango as a
coaling and naval station has grrally
Increasd since the occupation of Ma
nila. America now has a Daval base
whldl can ts strxigly fortified and a
good haven, of which the full advan
tage may be taken In the development
of the Irado of the South Seas. The
state department has also Increased
American prestige by asking for Eu
ropean guarantee for the "open door"
principle In the far East and Is credit
ed with having obtained a favorable
answer from Germany.
The settlement of the Samoan ques
tion has cr?aed an area if good feeling
between America on the one side and
both England and Germany on the
other, and has left the United States
In full possession of everything for
w hich It could, reasjnably have ask.'d.
Germany has carried off the prize for
which she has b-n lung struggling In
the South Pacific and has not paid
heavily fr it either in that quarter or
in Zanzibar or In West Africa. The
disclosure of this serin of transfers of
territory and juilsdl.tion enables the
German emperor to claim the credit of
having mal? a good bargain .vlth Eng
land without ex"itlng Am-rican re tu
rn -nt and Jt.stifi.-s his Journ. y to Wind
sor ,n war tinv. Ah -re h- wlil tu. re
ceived like a faithful ally. Knglawl's
Interest In Samoa was mainly senti
mental urd c-nteTl jn memories of
When America r-taln.il Tutulla and
left England ar.d O-rrrany ,'r": to
con.r; to an ai?r.--nv-nt ,,ver the other
two large Islands, of wl,i.-h only one
as uor.h having, it was evident that
there were not two I.U-h th- ch-r-ry.
What 's carrhd ..y- i., England's
profit is th- go.el will f (,.,-many In
the larg-r trans-i-'.tl.,ii now in progn-ss
in S ui:i Africa ami l.ei moral support
i:i h .:) tin? itusslin and Fr-n.;h intrigue
in f. ila and Morv-'jo.
. r .- iJ -:! i n tliini'jr l-av
tU!n.-.i thi; s-:er-t ;igre.,n,.ni.
ty the iritish ar.. Oman
m"."t.s a year ago, by virtu.. -
England has a fr-e hand in South
frit a. It only r-veals th supplemen
lary n-ults of that secret understand
ing in me series of minor settlements
recently affected. The American gov
ernmeni ir it ha.s not directly Inspired
the Samo-in agreement, has been con
sulted at every stage and sanctioned It
tt',n..n .... .......
nulling Uj me Aiiairs of the Pacific
NEW YORK, Nov. lO.-Ths wlndlnf
up of the affairs of the Pacific Im-
prwvement Company of California, Is
ml-jfllclally umiouitctd. The com
pany is capitalist at $j,0M,W and T.
11. Hubl-aid la Its president. It was
orsmlmd twntv years him rts a ion
trading mul coiimmotlon company In
the Interests of the Southern raeifle
and it was Idciititied with many of
lhe: systems. Including the bull Hon
of the hotel ivl Monte, nt Monl.nvy.
The decision to wind up th aTuli's of
the company was reacted in Ihe ucont
conference b.iveen O. P. Hut tlNftton,
Mrs. Lelan I Stanford, l"iivit Crm-lor
and Oeneral Tlioicas H. llillbnrd, who
rvpwnted the Mark HupVi'.iir-8erl'
Intervals in t. ,4 hi-hern Pneiflo.
Cvuifereoce on the subject of Imut
iiutli.it the afi'mrs of the liiiroveiivnt
company .rv beliij lnM every day In
the Mills ruiMing, but th en I rrrived
at will aot bo reu-heJ for many
month, as It Is a big concern and each
detail of liiiuidatlon niiwt be taken up
separately. Whin tha asse'.a are refi
lled they vi I . .livlUl btteeu the
for Intercuts named.
Aserted That the RalU Had IVen
DETROIT. :i..v. 10 -Michigan Cen
tral train No. 3l!, th Cincinnati,
Hamilton and Dayton llmlt.d, mirth
bound, was vreckl near Vienna.
Ml.-h.. about 1J miles from Toledo, a
night, smashing four cart and the en
gine, and Injuring twenty-one persons.
none of them. It is thought, fatally.
The seriously Injured:
Charles Krell, Detroit, badly hurt
about the chist and arm.
John O'Neill, fireman. lVtrolt, badly
cut about head and body and scalded.
The railroad ofllciala assert that the
rails were tumpred with causing them
to spread, vhn the rapidly moving
train struck the curve.
The engine and four of the five cars
were thrown on their sides. It is al
most miraculous that the p'uwengers
escaped with such slight Injuries. The
track was torn up for about ?50 feet.
Operators Have Been Sending Coal to
a Boycotted District.
CHICAGO, Nov. lO.-The Record to
The situation In the coal mining
fields In the southern and western sec
tions of Illinois has taken a seilous
turn, and It is said that many nf the
mines may be tied up within the next
forty-eight hours as a result of the
continued action cf operators In send
ing coal to point west and southwetd
where the miners are on a strike. The
United Mine Workers Union has been
engnged In strikes in the Indian Terri
tory, Arkansas, Missouri and Iowa, In
mines, the product cf which Is con
sumed for the most part by the Gould
system of railroads.
Recently It was discovered that coal
was bdng shipped from the Belleville
district in this state to supply the
wants of the railroads, an.l the officers
of the miners unlo;i entered a protest
which was accompanied by n threat to
strike unless the rrao'le? was discon
tinued. President Hefty, of the Belle
ville district, wired John Mitchell,
president of th-- United Mine Workers
Union, asking f'l Instructions and re
ceiving a reply whl. h i.al I that If
positive evidence was ut hand that the
operators wer still sndlng coal Into
districts where strikes were in pro
gress, the men should be called out of
the mines which were producing the
President Mitchell arrived In Chicago
yesterday. He nald last night that the
situation' was most serious and that the
union would certainly carry out Its
ultimatum to strike If any more conl left
the state to supply the niMrjnds in the
southwest. During the day he received
an, urgent telegram from President
Hefty asking him to go t.i East St.
Louis and Mr. Mitchell replied that he
would start as soon as he had finished
some buslnew in Indlinnpolls.
Mr. Mitchell said:
"The miners have been carcf j in
dealing with this situation and have
done everything In their power to avoid
a rupture. The strikes In the south
west were called to enforce our wage
scale and the men In Illinois Insist that
their labor shall not be used to defeat
their brothers In the other states. I
Instructed President Hefty to order a
strike of the miners working for opera
tors who Insist in supplying rail
roads we are lighting and that order
THE BUFFALO READY.
She Has Been Thoroughly Befitted Both
Without and Within.
NEW YORK, Nov. 10. The transport
Buffalo will be ready for the service
THE EXCELLENCE OF SIRUP OF FIGS
is due not only to !i originality and
simplicity of tho viuubitiutioit, but also
totho care snd si. Ill with which It U
manufactured by sc'cnlitlo processes
known to the Cai icohnia Fio $vhi'I
Ca only, ami v wish to iiiiprcss u)on
all the importance of inirciis.slng the
true and original remedy. At the
jf nume Syrup of Vgs is manufactured
by the Calikoknu I'm Svnvr Ca
only, a knowle.lo ot that fact will
assist one in avoidintf the worthless
Imitations manufactured by other par
ties. The high stamllntr of the Cali
fornia Fio Svitt r Co. with the medi
cal profession, ami the satisfaction
which the (renuinc Syrup of Fijfs has
given to luililoiis of families, makes
the name of the Company a guaranty
of the excellence of its remedy. It U
far la tdrtuce id all other laxatives,
as it acts on the kidneys', liver and
buwels without irrita'lng or weaken
ing them, and It does not gripe nor
nauseate. In order to get its beneficial
effects, please remember the name of
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAM HAKf rL
tVeCUVIIXC Kj. W TSRC H. T.
of carrying supplies to the I'hllllpplnes
r'!cl Sunday. In the limt'lhrsv months
she bun be-.-n thoroughly rvfli:l. both
without and within. Instead cf the
dingy war paint she now wears a coat
of white, and a nw bridge has len
Within, the old wooden partitions
have b-en replaced by corrugated koV
vanlxed Iron bulkheads. A new li-e
plant capable of suplylng the wants
of all on board has U. n put In. The
t-nglnes and boilers have Ixt-n over
hauled to Insure Inorvased sptil. The
quarters for the ntllci'rs lv-s have
been made more comnifllou. and
other repairs more or bus extensive j
have been maile. The officers will have1
quarters on the hurricane deck and th
soldiers and crew will occupy the e
tlon betwn decks.
The Buffalo Is expected to go Into
commission on November 15 but It Is
feared that t wll be Impossible to have
her In readiness then.
Ff Bllloo. mt NcrvMi biranfert. lock M
Vlnd a4 Piia W nw SiMntch, Skk Hntctx,
ClddiKi., Fulimi tm4 lh ifwr imIi,Oii- '
iliwM.nd DratliwH,C4Clilli, FlviKmnaf '
Hnl, Lot. of AppcilK, Shonani Brtiiti C. 1
llvtstii. BloKhct rha Stia, DulnrNd Slup, 1
Frightful Drttmt, tad all tWimua and Trtmhl- 1
ffl Sensation., etc Thre ailmtni. all arise !
train duordrrtd or abiucd madinaa of ihf !
lomach and liver. 1
Bchmm'n PTTtm, nun directed, vlll 1
quictlrre.tore femalee io cunmltte health. Thry
prompllf remove any obiiruenoa ar irreularn '.
of ihe ayatcm. for.
Weak Slnrnach, Impaired DlerOon, Nik 1
HeadaclM, INaordcrcd Liver, etc., j
Iher act like malc-. few doKt ill arork on- '
dera upon Ihe Vital Orina ; Sireniintnine ihe i
Muacular Svaicm, reilorinf ihe lon lol Com. I
plculon, bringing back tht krtn edee of Appeier, 4
and arou.ing a oh the Rommbud oi HaaJt H 4
mm whoa tmymloml mnmrgy of ihe human
frame, f-ur ihruwing off fevrrt iliey are ipe.'Milly
rinoaacd. Theae are " (acta " admnied by ihuu
a.nda, in all claaaea of aocietv. and one of the
beat ftiaraniera m ihe Ntrvnm and IlrMllt.ird i
la that Bamham'm Pllla haw Ihm i
Laromat Sala of anr Palmnl atmHj. i
clna in I ha World. Thla ham bman i
achtarad without tha publication
of laallmonlala, lha tael baing that i
Uaocham'a Pilla racommandtham-
beccham'a Pilla have for many ye.ra hetn ihe i
flopultr family medicine whtrrvrr the I n.h.h i
nguai ia pokcn,nd Ihcy now aland wilboul I
rival. 0 4
10 cenn and 25 ccnia, at all drug aiorea.
Annual anlea.'njn.niri iMua. J
A Portland Buyer
Mrs. DALTOX, who has had
years' of cxpt.-rii-iiri: as :i
. Buyer .
Will he plca.-cd to give porsomi
attention t nil cust'iirinr,
.'103 Second .St., I'ortlnnd.
loth and Couth Sts I'ortland.
Member of Nntioniil Association of
I'ormerly Ta:oma College of Denta
Dental Infirmary own rlaiiw i, a
rn. to 5 p. m. Fres oral surglcsj eUnls
onuiruuy, p. m, to I p, m. A. R,
Baker, D. D. 8., DemonstmtOT In
Students desiring Information, ad
drss North Paclflo Dental College,
Fifteenth and Couch streets, Portland.
' , ,'!.
Shoes for Women
Equal to Any
Also "Queen Quality"
Shoes for Women
E, C. Goddard & Co,
Oregonian Building, Portland.
Cannot be fniiuj bioh are exact
Iv alike in ilimonaiotii. We bear
tfcis lact in mind nheu tltting eve
glasstn nml achieve results which
give relief to the eye atnJ oonifort
to the noae. It costs nothing to
consult us. It tuny coat yon mora
(alltNfcCM to Tit
l uce and I'tirsc,
Northwest Optical Co.,
Th Li.11 llll.,
Hruontl nml Wiililn.m Hlai
He Bays was always so light
and well baked.
Well there Is a knack In mak
But don't forget the kind of
stove or range urn-d mnkes a
difference. His mother used a
Stor Ktnte Rouge
W. J. SCULLY, Agent,
431 Bond street
Wilson Improved Air Tight Heaters
This lit'iitor is osjMH'inlly iuliltl for Soil Ctml
hihI l.ignito. Tim body in mmlo of iKilishod
ntot'1. Kxlra liciivy Hliakinjj ami iluniiiij:
jjruto. Kiw pot t(xtm lioiivy with largti ash pit.
Has a uit kol urn, niikol naiuo lato ami two
nickel iilatod foot rails.
Tho hot Mast tliiifl is soconstrm-ttHl that tho
osrajiinj; jnsts an- all coiisuinod, whirh niakon
a grout savinj in tho consumption of fuel.
Price, $12.00 to 4325.00.
All Varieties of Hood Air Tlfihls at
FOARD & STOKES.
Hought, Sold and Kxilmngwl
Old Book Store
History. lilograjhy, MkoImiiIcsI,
t.'rereuce, IWry. Mnllcal,
Uw. lUllglotis, Scleiillflc
All stutiilartt works. .
SvomMiaml school luMiki, Urge slm k
clieiip rWmid hntul tiiagaclni'. Li
liriiru n IkuugliL U'g slHk of novels,
21.281 Ysinbill St., below Second.
Telephone IM 'im.
301 Wftshington R, corner Fifth
Opiiosite Hotel Perkius
Indies Hair Dressing a Spociiilty
ladies entrance to bath
00 Fiftb street.
Columbia Eleetrie & Repair Go
COLUMBIA IRON WORKS
Heavy Forging Under Power Hammer a Specially
Sole Manufacturers of the Unsurpassed
... M Harrison Secton" Propellor Wheel ...
Contractors for Electric Light and Tower Plunts.
j ...Tho Esmond Hotel...
I PORTLAND, ORE., FRONT AND MORRISON STS.
: Ariirtf:;,?. 0SCAR ANVr: , I
a J-IM'KNUMIArtT, Chief Clerk
CHAS. HEILBORN & SON
In nil ai.o8
2 V IHTPI . W-1fc afV
m-mm- mm mm
P The Onlv PlrsiClnsas lini Ih ri ,
p - r - p.. a vri IIUI1U t,
AIo lUipulfiug aud lUxxrrerlng at
Vlnn'tim lirtweeti "th ami tUh 8 1 reels,
John B. Coffey,
SiM,',.'- Pcrtfand. Ore.
W. C. A. Pohl,
and Funeral Director
Caskets aud Funeral Supplies conttant
ly 00 liatiJ.
Cnroer 11th and Ihmne Sts, Astoria, Or
k.ilal.la attrauuauf a Dirliniral or lavaailr aai4
ilrlBainlolh farla KiiHiallSB, ii-uJ
attar; awl mwiib aaM. ah.i. ariia '
Ita t Ait.l t KtCtaU. llajllmara. U.
Kept In Stock
Unlit nnd Ropnlrod
We sliull coiiliinio to null
Iron nml Urnns lledHlemlN
ut tlio Milne I,(iw Price
regardless of the rnlHO in
tlio price of iron uml lirnss
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